Employment

Paraprofessionals

Naytahwaush Community Charter School is seeking both general education and special education paraprofessionals.  We are a small close knit community with small class sizes, serving grades K-6. 

Requirements: High School Diploma or GED, 2-year degree preferred

Duties include working directly with children, assisting teachers, recess duty, working with children with learning disabilities and other duties as assigned. 

NCCS believes in "growing our own teachers" and encourages applicants to apply who have an interest in pursuing teaching as a career. If you already have a four year degree we will assist you with getting a Tier I teaching license.

If you love working with kids, the lakes area between Detroit Lakes and Bemidji, and making a difference in the lives of children, this is the place for you!

Starting wage is $17 per hour 

Please call/text Director Beth Zietz at 218-370-2392 or email Administrative Assistant, Nicole Jesness, at nicolej@ntwschool.org if you are interested in becoming a paraprofessional at NCCS.

School Counselor/Social Worker

Naytahwaush Community Charter School is located in the beautiful lakes area north of Detroit Lakes, MN. Outdoor activities are abundant year round! The community is close knit and supportive of education. We are a stable K-6 charter school existence for seventeen years, with great kids, amazing staff and competitive pay. We are seeking a School Counselor or Therapist/Social Worker for the 2024-25 school year. Please consider joining our team!

General Duties:

  • Work with current School Counselor/Therapist to provide an array of services such as:

  • Career exploration for students 4-6

  • Individual therapy/counseling sessions

  • Social/Emotional skill groups K-6

  • Classroom Social/Emotional lessons

  • Support Special Education teachers with social/emotional IEP goals

  • Work with home/school liaison to build strong relationships with families

  • Assist with 6th grade transition to 7th grade

  • Serve on Student Support Team (our child find team which provides support to teachers with special education referrals.)

Qualifications:

  • MN School Counselor certification, licensed social worker, or licensed therapist.

  • Experience with Native American students preferred, but not required.

  • Strong philosophy that every child is unique and can succeed.

  • Ability to build strong, supportive relationships with students and families.

  • Flexible team player mentality required.

  • Strong work ethic with commitment to excellent attendance.

  • Excellent skills and ability to work closely with current School Counselor/Therapist.

Salary dependent on PT or FT, license and experience. Base teaching salary is $46,680 plus benefits.

For more information contact: Nicole Jesness at nicolej@ntwschool.org or (218) 936-9420.

Electronic submissions preferred. Email letter of interest, and 3 letters of recommendation to nicolej@ntwschool.org.

Elementary Teachers

These are great teaching positions! Small class sizes, great kids, and located in beautiful lakes country. Additionally, every classroom teacher has a classroom paraprofessional. 

We need two enthusiastic  teachers eager to make a difference in the lives of children and be part of a team which knows every child can be successful. 

Qualifications: Minnesota elementary teaching license preferred. However if you have a bachelor's degree, good teaching skills and willingness to apply for a Tier I license, please submit an application.

Our kids are amazing, resilient and eager to learn. Come work at a school where your skills are truly needed!

Starting salary is $46,080 plus benefits. All years of teaching experience and education will be considered when determining the salary of experienced teachers.

Interested applicants should email a cover letter, three letters of reference, teaching license  and resume to nicolej@ntwschool.org

If you have questions, please contact Director Beth Zietz at 218-935-5025

Special Education Teacher

NCCS is a stable K-6 charter school in existence for seventeen years, with great kids, amazing staff and competitive pay. We are searching for a Special Education Teacher to start as soon as possible. Please consider joining our team!

General Duties:

  • Working with a team of licensed special education teachers provide special education services for students in grades K-6.

  • Serve on student support team (child find process supporting teachers with interventions and the referral process - SpEd teachers rotate meetings)

  • Timely completion of Special Education paperwork including PWNs, BIPs, FBAs, IEPs, progress monitoring reports, parent communication etc.

  • Working with teachers and paraprofessionals to be sure IEP services are being provided and progress toward students' goals is occurring.

  • Working with home/school liaison to be sure parents/guardians are included as active members of their child’s IEP team.

Qualifications:

  • MN Special Education License for ASD or EBD preferred, but all SpEd licenses considered as well as applicants willing to pursue a variance.

  • Experience with Native American students preferred, but not required.

  • Strong philosophy that every child is unique and can succeed.

  • Ability to build strong, supportive relationships with students and families.

  • Flexible team player mentality required.

  • Strong work ethic with commitment to excellent attendance.

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work closely will both staff and students.

Salary dependent on PT or FT, license and experience. Base teaching salary is $46,680 plus benefits.

For more information contact: Nicole Jesness at nicolej@ntwschool.org or (218) 936-9420.

Electronic submissions preferred. Email letter of interest, and 3 letters of recommendation to nicolej@ntwschool.org.

Position open until filled.

Substitute Teacher

NCCS is seeking substitute teachers.  We pay $200 a day! Applicants need to have a MN Short Call Substitute License.

CLICK HERE for Application / Documents.

Questions? Contact Director Beth Zietz at bethz@ntwschool.org or 218-370-2392 (talk/text)